Dec 8 Wednesday

12 pp [pages] Belisarius Ch [Chapter] XXIII
At the Bad Fairy's, where I got the tusks, bought pink & white Venetian glass bowl 7/61 & green pottery bowl 6d2.
Walk in Park.
Supper at Norman's with L and Lucy[RG] Mary Lucy.
Back at night & had talk about notation of poetry & notation of music.

Editorial Notes

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Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

Places Mentioned

  • Regent Park

    London, England

People Mentioned

  • Laura

    Riding, Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • Mary Lucy

    Lucy, Mary
    Visited R.G. and L.R. at Ewhurst. An admirer of both Graves and Riding, but her marital problems brought tensions to their household. See diary entry January 2, 1938 (and K.G. note).
  • Norman Cameron

    Cameron, Norman
    Poet. Built Can Torrent in 1932-1933. W.G.; m. to Elfriede, then to Catherine Vandervelde; friend and contributor to LR and RG's work eds.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Bad Fairy

    Bad Fairy
    Shop on High St., St. John's Wood eds.


    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21